Wildlife Photographer of the Year Pocket Diary 2019

Author: Natural History Museum

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780565094553

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Page: 112

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The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is the international showcase for the very best photography featuring natural subjects. The Museum's 2019 week-to-view diaries feature stunning photographs of the natural world from past years of the competition. The perfect gifts for wildlife enthusiasts, they offer a special selected photograph each week, accompanied by a caption explaining where and how it was taken. There is a ribbon marker for easy reference and there are details of national and religious holidays. Also available in a desk format.
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50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year

How Wildlife Photography Became Art

Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780565093839

Category:

Page: 256

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This collection presents the most memorable and beautiful pictures from 50 years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the world's most prestigious wildlife photography competition. It is a landmark collection that captures the diversity of the natural world and presents the many different ways of seeing and interpreting life on earth.
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Diary of Edward the Hamster 1990-1990

Author: Miriam Elia,Ezra Elia

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101638397

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 3834

*An NPR Best Book of 2013* The darkly comic musings of a deeply thoughtful rodent—the perfect gift for pet lovers and anguished existentialists of all ages. Edward is a hamster—yet he contains multitudes. Trapped in a cage with a wheel that taunts him with its meaninglessness, Edward records the existential ennui that is the sum of his short life. His diary is an extraordinary work, filled with profound meditations on the nature of captivity, the emptiness of life, and the irrational will to live. This dark, pithy, irresistibly witty diary, with illustrations by acclaimed artist Miriam Elia, makes the perfect gift for anyone on your holiday list. It won’t take long before readers recognize that Edward is not just a hamster—he is a state of mind.
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Christopher's Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger

Author: V.C. Andrews

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476790620

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 384

View: 6379

While accompanying her father during his inspection of the Foxworth property for a prospective buyer, Kristin Masterwood finds Christopher Dollanganger's diary.
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Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Author: Paul Joynson-Hicks & Tom Sullam,Tom Sullam

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 1911600931

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 6215

When the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced a contest for the funniest animal photo, they received entries from all over the world. Now authors and the original Award founders Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam showcase the best of the best - as well as some never before seen - to present the most joyful photographs of wildlife ever printed. A pelican losing its lunch; a three-headed giraffe; a meerkat having a rough day... this is the must-have book that is perfect for animal lovers of all stripes!
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Masters of Nature Photography

Author: Natural History Museum (London, England)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780565093938

Category: Wildlife photographers

Page: 224

View: 3093

For 50 years, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has championed honest and ethical wildlife photography, while pushing the boundaries of artistic freedom, technical skill and narrative excellence. This collection of pictures features winning photographs from the prestigious competition.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Portfolio 17

Author: Rosamund Kidman Cox

Publisher: Bbc Publications

ISBN: 9781846073175

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 3990

The 16th portfolio from the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is a collectable book for wildlife enthusiasts and fans of world-class photography alike. This new collection of stunning wildlife photographs represents the best images taken by top nature photographers around the world that have been submitted to the 2006 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This lavish book features 90-100 unforgettable, beautiful images of nature, of everything from animal behaviour and portraits, to underwater scenes, landscapes and abstract compositions. Selected from more than 18,000 entries representing photographers from at least 50 countries, these winning and commended images are a commemorative collection from the worlds largest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition. Each is accompanied by an informative and memorable caption, which includes photographic details.
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British Wildlife Photography Awards

Collection 8

Author: Maggie Gowan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781781453193

Category: Animals

Page: 208

View: 6247

This dazzling collection showcases the very best of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, presenting over 150 of the winning, commended and shortlisted images from the 2017 competition. Featuring a range of photography from world-leading professionals as well as inspired amateurs, it is a book that captures the magnificent diversity of the British Isles. Now in its eighth year, the annual competition has a long tradition of supporting conservation. It provides a platform for the finest examples of British nature photography, revealing its wonders to a wide audience and engaging with all ages through its evocative and powerful imagery. With a �20,000 prize from lead sponsor Canon, it is one of the most prestigious photography competitions, attracting major sponsors and culminating in an exhibition at London's Mall Gallery. British Wildlife Photography Awards 8 is divided into the competition's fifteen categories, from Animal Portraits through to the Young People's Awards. Every photograph is beautifully reproduced in a large format, with detailed technical information alongside the photographer's personal account, to appeal to both photographers and natural historians. Featuring a fresh new design, and supported by a major media campaign, this is a book that will bring every reader closer to the often unseen and always surprising world of British nature.
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British Museum Desk Diary 2019

Author: British Museum

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9780711239562

Category: Reference

Page: 112

View: 4802

This stylish range of stationery in partnership with the British Museum takes inspiration from the museum’s wide-ranging collection to create a beautifully designed, fully illustrated week-to-view diary for 2019. The British Museum's collection ranges from the earliest tools made by humans and treasures from the ancient world to more recent acquisitions from across the globe.
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Author: Sherman Alexie

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316219304

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

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Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.
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Every Day Matters Pocket Diary 2017

A Year of Inspiration for the Mind, Body and Spirit

Author: Dani Dipirro

Publisher: Watkins Media Limited

ISBN: 1780289227

Category:

Page: 176

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V&a Pocket Diary 2019

Author: V&A,VICTORIA.

Publisher: V & A Publishing

ISBN: 9781851779369

Category:

Page: 120

View: 9844

Available in two formats, this week-to-view diary features beautiful Art Deco fashion illustrations by George Barbier drawn from the V&A's extensive collection of Art Deco magazines. Produced in expensive limited editions, these magazines included hand-coloured pictures, flaunting the decadent life of the jazz age flapper. This is the pocket diary format featuring 53 colour and black and white images.
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British Library Desk Diary 2017

Author: British Library

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9780711237926

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 112

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Published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of his death in 1616, the pictures and quotations in the 2017 British Library Diary celebrate the life and works of 'the bard' and their continued adaptations and reproductions to-date. William Shakespeare; poet, playwright and actor, is perhaps the most prolific literary figure to feature within the British Library's collections, and indeed is often regarded as the greatest writer in the English Language. Shakespeare's works have been translated into every major living language, and he is today listed as the world's most quoted English writer.
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The Richard Burton Diaries

Author: Richard Burton

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300192312

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 693

View: 9998

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Nano Nature

Author: Richard Jones

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007278428

Category: Nature

Page: 207

View: 3715

An Exploration Of Nature'S Hidden Beauties, As Revealed By The Scanning Electron Microscope Nature Is Renowned For Its Staggering Beauty. But It Conceals A Hidden World More Stunning Than Anything We Can See With The Naked Eye, A World That Can Only Be Viewed Through A Scanning Electron Microscope. At The Furthest Reaches Of Human Technological Achievement, This Powerful Microscope Can Magnify Up To An Astounding 200,000 Times, Producing Images That Unveil A World Of Unimaginable Beauty And Compelling Complexity. More Surreal Than Any Works Of Art, Nano Nature Brings These Images Out Of The High-Tech Science Laboratory And Into The Public Domain, Revealing A Wealth Of Extraordinary Patterns And Improbable Structures. The Scales Of A Moth Appear As Delicately Fluted Leaves, Individual Bristles On A Caterpillar'S Face Are As Distinct As Trees In A Forest, Arrow-Headed Hairs On A Carpet Beetle Larva Look Like Spears In A Warrior Army. Combining Spectacular Imagery With Fascinating Narrative, This Book Uncovers An Amazing World Beyond Imagination, Giving Us A Unique Glimpse Into The Hidden Complexities Of Nature In All Its Glory.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Desk Diary 2019

Author: Natural History Museum

Publisher: Natural History Museum, London

ISBN: 9780565094546

Category:

Page: 112

View: 2991

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is the international showcase for the very best photography featuring natural subjects. The Museum's 2019 week-to-view diaries feature stunning photographs of the natural world from past years of the competition. The perfect gifts for wildlife enthusiasts, they offer a specially selected photograph each week, accompanied by a caption explaining where and how it was taken. There is a ribbon marker for easy reference, and there are details of national and religious holidays.
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